Central building of National Library of Latvia was built in 2014. Aafter 25 years old project made by one of most famous Latvian architects Gunars Birkerts. The building symbolizes “castle of Light” as well as “Glass mountain” which is motive in the work “Zelta zirgs” of Latvian poet Rainis.
Every year on May 4, Latvia celebrates the day when in 1990 the Supreme Council of the Latvian SSR adopted the Declaration “On the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Latvia” This second independence declaration is commemorated in the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Latvia holiday on 4 May each […]
Amsterdam, always, always and every day! This translated as a square on a dam. Amstel beer is pure Dutch beer. The population of city is one and a half million people, taking into account the suburbs. Although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, the capital of the province, where it is, is […]
Americans and Inter-racial mixing isn’t what many people think. I heard about one white person who believed that if whites and blacks have kids they’re destroying the white race. No, they’re not. The genes for the white race are still there, but their opportunity to be singularly expressed in the children are decreased. […]
Buddhist statue which was first recovered by a Nazi expedition in 1938 has been analysed by scientists and has been found to be carved from a meteorite.The findings, published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, reveal the priceless statue to be a rare ataxite class of meteorite.The statue, known as the Iron Man, weighs 10kg and is believed to represent a stylistic hybrid between the Buddhist and pre-Buddhist Bon culture that portrays the god Vaisravana, the Buddhist King of the North, also known as Jambhala in Tibet.
This show that winning the lottery...Every time a big jackpot rolls around, it seems people always have the same tireless conversations. If a huge pile of cash suddenly fell in your lap tomorrow, what would you spend it on?Maybe you'd spend it on your family, make sure your kids or parents were set for life, lavish yourself and your loved ones with trips or new cars, or simply pay off all the bills and do some seriously smart investing.
The Tenerife Island aims to offer a cultural, historical, natural and tourist overview of the island. Its 269 kilometres of coast offer a wide variety of places to enjoy the sun and the sea. In the north, where the countryside is steep with cliffs, you will find small bays and natural pools, whereas […]
Christmas present ideas in history. Historical origin in an ancient pre-Christian tradition, Christmas present ideas. During the ancient Roman celebration of Saturnalia, the harvest festival, small candles and clay figures were given. At Calens, the Roman new-year, more elaborate gifts were exchanged. The Romans believed that sweet gifts would ensure a good year, […]
Each family makes its own traditions for Christmas. It does not matter whether their values are religious or not. Although Christmas is a Christian celebration, even those without a religious identity can enhance the aspects of solidarity and peace, rather than focusing on a party atmosphere and the simple act of consumption. I […]
Advent Sunday is the start of the liturgical or church year for many Christians as well as the Christmas season for people in Europe. Advent is the period of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas (or sometimes from the november to Christmas Day!). Advent means ‘Coming’ in Latin. This is the coming of […]
Arctic… Severe changes in the abundance are sending alarming signals to scientists, now worried about the possibility of catastrophic climate change in this most sensitive of regions, which has far-reaching consequences for the rest of the world. The Secretary-General of the UNO, Ban Ki-moon, stated recently that the loss of biodiversity is costing […]
Latvian Embassy The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia has begun operations in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea. The Embassy will be promoting political and economic dialogue between Latvia and Korea especially in support of Latvian businesses and cooperation with potential Korean investors, thereby facilitating access to third country markets […]